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PHOTOS: Two Photographers share pics from Highline Pirate Wrestling matches

PHOTOS: Two Photographers share pics from Highline Pirate Wrestling matches

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following two stories/photos on Highline High School wrestling are 1) from our youngest-ever Contributor – 10-year old Isabel Herbruger – who has been submitting stories and... [Read more]

South Highline National Little League registration ends Jan. 29

South Highline National Little League registration ends Jan. 29

Early registration for South Highline National Little League baseball ends Jan. 29th, 2015. To join SHNLL for their skills clinics and walk-in registration: Thursday, January 29th, February 5th and... [Read more]

Seahawks send-off rally will be Sunday morning in SeaTac; details, map here

Seahawks send-off rally will be Sunday morning in SeaTac; details, map here

From our sister site The SeaTac Blog: The ’12th Man’ will be out in full force in SeaTac this Sunday, Jan. 25, when the Super Bowl-bound Seattle Seahawks travel to Sea-Tac Airport to fly... [Read more]

INTERN’S VIEW: ‘ReTreasure’ is a hidden treasure in downtown Burien

INTERN’S VIEW: ‘ReTreasure’ is a hidden treasure in downtown Burien

Story & Photos by Sterling Paris Intern, Big Picture High School In downtown Burien at 627 SW 152nd Street you will find a cute hidden treasure of a shop called “ReTreasure.” This... [Read more]

PUGET SOUND WEATHER GEEK: Unusually warm and dry weekend ahead

PUGET SOUND WEATHER GEEK: Unusually warm and dry weekend ahead

Press “Play” button to view/hear the live, local weather stream. by Chris Scragg Puget Sound Weather Geek Hey there! We’re going to start going through some fairly dramatic weather... [Read more]

The Burien City Council will be going to the dogs – again – on Monday, Feb. 2

The Burien City Council will be going to the dogs – again – on Monday, Feb. 2

The Burien City Council is going to the dogs once again – this time on Monday, Feb. 2. A few years ago (read our previous coverage here), city lawmakers were hounded by several dogs and their owners... [Read more]

Problem house in Burien shut down for squatters, stolen property & more

Problem house in Burien shut down for squatters, stolen property & more

Photos courtesy Burien Police Department. On Thursday (Jan. 22) just before 1 p.m. detectives and deputies with the Burien Police and King County Sheriff’s Office served a search warrant at a house... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Berkshire Hathaway Open House: Modern designed home with city views!

Berkshire Hathaway Open House: Modern designed home with city views!

BTB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Northwest’s Open House – set for this Saturday, Jan. 24 – is a beautiful, modern designed home with city views! Impressive, tasteful finishes... [Read more]

AUDIO: Raw audio of Thursday night’s Highline Public Schools’ Town Hall

AUDIO: Raw audio of Thursday night’s Highline Public Schools’ Town Hall

Below is raw audio of Thursday night’s (Jan. 22) Highline Public Schools’ Town Hall meeting, held from 6- 7:30 p.m. at the Highline High School Library. Between 50-60 people were in attendance... [Read more]

Highline Schools Foundation announces new scholarship opportunities

Highline Schools Foundation announces new scholarship opportunities

The Highline Schools Foundation announced several new scholarship opportunities on Thursday, Jan. 22. “The Highline Schools Foundation strives to be a bridge to opportunity for Highline Public School... [Read more]

Police arrest ‘Bonnie & Clyde’ motel robbers in SeaTac Wednesday

Police arrest ‘Bonnie & Clyde’ motel robbers in SeaTac Wednesday

From our sister site The SeaTac Blog: On Wednesday (Jan. 21) around 1 p.m., detectives with the Major Crimes Unit, assisted by tactical deputies, arrested the male and female that police believe are responsible... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘Where will the money come from?’

LETTER: ‘Where will the money come from?’

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The B-Town Blog nor its staff:] WHERE WILL THE MONEY COME FROM? It is... [Read more]

Burien and Metro plan Route 139 replacement shuttle, seek comments

Burien and Metro plan Route 139 replacement shuttle, seek comments

Metro Transit is working with the City of Burien on an alternative service to replace the parts of Bus Route 139 –which was cut last September (read our previous coverage here) – that were used the... [Read more]

Sponsored Post ’12th Man Rally’ will be this SUNDAY at Advertiser Tin Room Bar & Theater

’12th Man Rally’ will be this SUNDAY at Advertiser Tin Room Bar & Theater

CORRECTION: This post first stated that the rally was Saturday, Jan. 24. It has been moved to SUNDAY, JAN. 25: UPDATE: Calling all “12’s” – there will be a 12th Man Rally this SUNDAY,... [Read more]

Man suffers serious burns after propane tank explodes in Burien Tuesday night

Man suffers serious burns after propane tank explodes in Burien Tuesday night

A propane explosion in Burien Tuesday night (Jan. 20) around 5:45 p.m. sent a man to the hospital with burns over 40-50 percent of his body, according to Bill Harm from the Burien/Normandy Park Fire Department. Harm... [Read more]

Des Moines parents on alert after abduction of Mt. Rainier High student

Des Moines parents on alert after abduction of Mt. Rainier High student

From our sister site The Waterland Blog: On Tuesday (Jan. 20), a letter was sent home to parents of Mt. Rainier High School students, warning them of two recent incidents – one of which was an actual... [Read more]

Burien Police Department seeking public’s help identifying theft suspects

Burien Police Department seeking public’s help identifying theft suspects

The Burien Police Department on Wednesday (Jan. 21) released the following photo, asking for the public’s help identifying these two theft suspects (click image to see larger version): “Can... [Read more]

Burien City Council holding ‘Strategic Planning Retreat’ this Saturday, Jan. 24

Burien City Council holding ‘Strategic Planning Retreat’ this Saturday, Jan. 24

The Burien City Council will be attending a Strategic Planning Retreat this Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the Shorewood Room at the Burien Community Center. The community center... [Read more]

Burien UFO movie contest entrants to get free lunch this Saturday at Tin Room

Burien UFO movie contest entrants to get free lunch this Saturday at Tin Room

John White, Founder of the Burien UFO Festival, is offering all entrants registered for the fest’s upcoming Movie Contest a FREE lunch this Saturday at the Tin Room. “The purpose of the free... [Read more]

B-TOWN BIZ: Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices announces regional merger

B-TOWN BIZ: Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices announces regional merger

HomeServices of America, a Berkshire Hathaway affiliate, on Tuesday (Jan. 20) announced the consolidation of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate (based in Seattle, WA) and Berkshire Hathaway... [Read more]

‘National Hoop Shoot Free Throw Competition’ is Sat. at Matt Griffin YMCA

‘National Hoop Shoot Free Throw Competition’ is Sat. at Matt Griffin YMCA

The Matt Griffin Y will be co-hosting the Seattle Elks Lodge #92 National Hoop Shoot Free Throw Competition this Saturday, Jan. 24, from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Prizes and lunch provided for all participants. This... [Read more]

LETTER: Highline Public Schools Super invites all to Town Hall meeting Thurs.

LETTER: Highline Public Schools Super invites all to Town Hall meeting Thurs.

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The B-Town Blog nor its staff:] An invitation to all Highline Community... [Read more]

‘Maury Island Incident’ benefit for Des Moines Historical Society will be Feb. 11

‘Maury Island Incident’ benefit for Des Moines Historical Society will be Feb. 11

A full screening of the locally-produced film “The Maury Island Incident” to benefit the Des Moines Historical Society will be Wednesday night, Feb. 11 at Mt. Rainier High School. Filmmakers... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Bridge School Cooperative Elementary holding Open House Saturday, Jan. 24

Bridge School Cooperative Elementary holding Open House Saturday, Jan. 24

  The Bridge School will be holding an Informational Open House this Saturday, Jan. 24, from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. at the school’s new location in Olde Burien at 1005 SW 152nd Street. During the... [Read more]

B-TOWN BIZ: Children’s consignment shop ‘smallclothes’ opens in Olde Burien

B-TOWN BIZ: Children’s consignment shop ‘smallclothes’ opens in Olde Burien

Photos by Sterling Paris ‘smallclothes,’ a new consignment shop, has opened in the space at 901 SW 152nd Street – formerly home to ‘Howard and Marge’ – in Olde Burien. “Hello... [Read more]

Highline High School cheer team holding mini cheer camp Jan. 27 & 29

Highline High School cheer team holding mini cheer camp Jan. 27 & 29

The Highline High School cheer team will be hosting a winter mini cheer camp on Jan. 27 and 29 from 6 – 7:30 p.m. in the Highline High School cafeteria. Children in grades K-6 can join the Pirates cheer... [Read more]

UPDATE: Disabled Veteran’s Service Dog has been FOUND!

UPDATE: Disabled Veteran’s Service Dog has been FOUND!

UPDATE 1/20/15 5:15pm: This dog has been FOUND! PREVIOUSLY: Joey Hopps from Advertiser Pit Stop Bottle Shop shared this with us about a dog lost in Burien: “I just met this guy standing in line at... [Read more]

Learn/talk about a ‘Burien Foodshed’ at Pit Stop Bottle Shop on Tuesday, Jan. 27

Learn/talk about a ‘Burien Foodshed’ at Pit Stop Bottle Shop on Tuesday, Jan. 27

If you’ve ever wondered “How is our food grown?” or “Can we grow more food locally? or even “Can food help build Burien community and economy?” then this ‘Burien Foodshed Conversation’... [Read more]